How DOES your cellphone, laptop,and computer use hurt your neck? These are gadgets that make our lives easier but not easier on the neck. What a pain in the neck that is! Constantly looking down at these gadgets compromises proper posture. A few facts about the neck (cervical spine): Cervical spine consists of 7 bones, […]
3 Easy Exercises for TMJ Dysfunction
There are many exercises that are taught in physical therapy for TMJ dysfunction. I’d like to share these three EASY exercises for TMJ dysfunction that has worked the best for my patients. Most patients complain of pain to the jaw. It can radiate down the chin, up to the temple area and eyes and neck. […]
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome or TOS? There are nerves and veins (neurovascular bundle) that pass thru the thoracic outlet, which is the space from the collar bone and the first rib. When this neurovascular bundle gets pinched or compressed in the thoracic outlet, you develop thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS). This is […]
What is TMJ Dysfunction? The Temporomandibular joint is the connection of the jaw bone to the side of your face. It enables us to eat, talk, yawn, chew. When you have TMJ dysfunction, it is difficult to perform these motions and activities. TMJ dysfunction is associated with: pain with opening mouth painful clicking of the […]
Easing the Pain of Arthritis!
What Helps The Pain Of Arthritis? Stretching targets muscle groups and also enhances joint mobility. Stretching your joints can greatly improve your daily routine by reducing the possibility of pain. Arthritis is a difficult problem to deal with already. When you overdo it, you run the risk of a painful flare-up, and the possibility of […]